Epidendrum cyclolobum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2006 GROUP Oerstedella SUBGROUP Aberrans TYPE Drawing © by Jimenez, Hagsater & Santiago and The Epidendra Website

Cool EARLYWinter

Common Name or Meaning The Circular Lobe Epidendrum [refers to the shape of the mid lobe of the lip

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Nicaragua in cloud forests at elevations around 1500 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete, thin, straight, produces keikis in the apical 1/3 of old stems carrying 5 to 7, distributed all along the stem, alternate, articulate, suberect, grass-like, generally deciduous below, linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the early winter on a terminal, occuring only once, racemose, short, subsessile, erect, simultaneously 2 flowered inflorescence without a spathe but has much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying resupinate, pink flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaeum 8 Plate 825 Hagsater & Sanchez 2006 drawing fide;